Requirement for IT supply chain risk assessments is included in bill for Commerce, Justice
The agencies would have to review the supply chain risk for new “high-impact or moderate-impact” IT systems, using criteria from the FBI and NIST.
Quantum-level research to get $30M boost from Department of Energy
Secretary Rick Perry pledged new quantum information science (QIS) grants for the five Nanoscale Science Research Centers based at national laboratories around the country.
NIST challenge targets better de-identification techniques for public data
The agency is worried about "linkage attacks," where hackers collate a bunch of datasets to glean personally identifiable information from otherwise anonymized data.
NIST wants public insight on how to streamline R&D collaboration
The agency wants advice on how it can use federal regulations to more effectively encourage technology innovation from government-sponsored R&D.
NIST issues draft guidance for securing legacy IT systems, more
Ron Ross, NIST fellow and one of the agency’s cybersecurity experts, spoke with CyberScoop about the needed update.